Tuart Hill: catholic primary school teacher charged with possessing child exploitation material

A TUART Hill teacher has been charged with allegedly possessing thousands of child exploitation videos and images.

Child Abuse Squad detectives carried out a search warrant at the 29-year-old man’s property on Monday .

It will be alleged detectives seized several electronic storage devices belonging to the man and identified more than 1000 images and videos containing child exploitation material.

The man has been charged with possessing child exploitation material, distributing child exploitation material and intent to expose a person believed to be under 13 years old of age to indecent material.

A police spokeswoman said the man was employed as a teacher at a catholic primary school in the Central Metropolitan Policing District.

He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on March 21.

Members of the public who have any information relating to this incident or about people involved in child exploitation can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online.